African Daisy, Cape Daisy
Osteospermum 'Melon Symphony'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Osteospermum (oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum) (Info)
Cultivar: Melon Symphony
Additional cultivar information:(PP16213, aka Seipepan)
Hybridized by Hansson
Registered or introduced: 2004

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Leandro, California

Mount Dora, Florida

Fort George G Meade, Maryland

Oakland, Maryland

Eugene, Oregon

Salt Lake City, Utah

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 8, 2008, tashmoore from Fort George G Meade, MD wrote:

Zone 6
Pretty plant I keep in a large pot with sevral others on my poorch. I like how it trails over the side of the planter. Would be intresting in a hanging planter at eye level.

Tag says it will bloom until frost. Hardy in zones 9-11, annual elsewhere. Easy to care for, which I find to be true.